Theresa “Terry” Seitz, née Smuda, 88 years old, of Grayslake, IL and previously of Lake Forest, IL and Fremont, NE passed away January 30, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born April 17, 1931 in Chicago, IL, Terry married her beloved husband of 51 years, Philip Seitz, on July 4, 1964 at St. Agnes Church in Chicago, IL. She and her husband went on to own and operate a Standard Oil service station and car wash in Lake Forest, IL.
She is survived by her sons; Dr. Richard J. (Carole) Seitz of Fremont, NE, William (Kristina) Seitz of Libertyville, IL, Michael (DeeDee) Seitz of Salem, WI, and Robert (Kimberly) Seitz of Grayslake, IL and nine grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, She is preceded in death by her husband Philip Seitz, her parents; John and Margaret Smuda, her sisters; Charlotte (the late Walter) Kruszynski and Grace (the late Al) Amundsen and her brother Lawrence Knudtzon.
Visitation will be held 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the Symonds Lakes Funeral Home 111 W. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL. Funeral mass will be Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 11 am at St. Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, IL 60030. Rev. James Merold will officiate. Visitation at the church will start one hour before mass. Internment will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Calvary Cemetery in Fremont, NE.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St Gilbert Catholic Church in Grayslake, IL or St Patrick’s Catholic Church in Fremont, NE or to the American Cancer Society.
For additional information please contact the funeral home at 847-543-1080.